Ireland is a special and exciting place for anyone who wants to think, explore and learn. Culturally rich and endlessly curious, we love to challenge, debate, imagine and create. Our universities and colleges combine academic excellence with transformative student experiences. We have become a global research leader in areas such as chemistry, nanotechnology, immunology, agriculture, materials science and mathematics.
Thinking About Studying in Ireland?
A third-level education isn’t just about earning a qualification – it’s also about opening yourself up to new ideas, broadening your perspective and making life-long friends and memories. Studying in Ireland offers you all of that and more. Here you’ll have the chance to study in the country that is first in the world for knowledge diffusion and the seventh most innovative according to the Global Innovation Index 2016.
Ireland offers you over 5,000 internationally recognised qualifications and a famously rich social and cultural life – the perfect environment for your higher education.
Central Statistics Office
Ireland's national statistical office.
Department of Education and Skills
Developing and supporting the Irish education system.
Education in Ireland
Promoting Irish Higher Education Institutions overseas.
Higher Education Authority
Developing the Irish higher education and research system.
Irish Research Council
Enabling and sustaining a vibrant research community in Ireland by supporting excellent researchers in all disciplines.
Science Foundation Ireland
Funding oriented basic and applied research in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Union of Students Ireland
Representing 374,000 students in third level education on the Island of Ireland.